The Psychology Of Money And Public Finance Psychology Of Money And Public Finance

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This book features the main papers of Günter Schmölders (1903-1991), a pioneer in economic psychology for the first time in the English language. Schmölders incorporated psychological considerations in his economic analyses at a time when the distance between the two disciplines was much larger than today. His research on 'fiscal psychology' is of particular and lasting interest, impacting greatly on continental economics. During his lifetime, Schmölders failed to build bridges to enable his contemporary fellow ...

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Overview

This book features the main papers of Günter Schmölders (1903-1991), a pioneer in economic psychology for the first time in the English language. Schmölders incorporated psychological considerations in his economic analyses at a time when the distance between the two disciplines was much larger than today. His research on 'fiscal psychology' is of particular and lasting interest, impacting greatly on continental economics. During his lifetime, Schmölders failed to build bridges to enable his contemporary fellow economists to appreciate the importance of his work, however the relevance of his approach is much more obvious in the world's current economic climate.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403941695
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 12/1/2006
  • Pages: 268
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

GÜNTER SCHMÖLDERS (1903-1991) was the continental pioneer of Economic Psychology. In the 1950s he built up a centre for socio-economic research at the University of Cologne, Germany. He was a very productive author with over 400 articles and books, with only a few originally published in English.

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Table of Contents

List of Tables
• List of Figures
• PART 1: INTRODUCTION
• Methodology: The Long Way Towards Empirical Research
• Plan of the Book
• Schmölders and the Public Finance Today
• Acknowledgements
• References
• PART 2: ECONOMIC PSYCHOLOGY
• Man as a Social Being
• A Contrasting Programme to Rational Theory
• Socio-Economic Behaviour Research
• PART 3: THE PRIVATE HOUSEHOLD
• How Money is Managed in Private Households
• A Behavioural Approach to Monetary Theory
• Level of Aspiration and Consumption Standard: Some General Findings (with Bernd Bievert)
• PART 4: THE ENTREPRENEUR
• Entrepreneurial Behaviour
• The Entrepreneur in the Economy and in the Society of the Federal Republic of Germany
• PART 5: PSYCHOLOGY OF TAXATION AND PUBLIC FINANCE
• Fiscal Psychology: A New Branch of Public Finance
• Tax Morale and Tax Resistance
• Tax Justice
• The German Tax Mentality
• Tax Mentality in International Comaprison - An Overview
• A Theory of Incentive Taxation in the Process of Economic Development
• PART 6: PSYCHOLOGY AND MACROECONOMICS
• The Problem of Economic Prognosis
• The Liquidity Theory of Money
• Notes
• Index

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